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Environmental Sustainability Advisor - NSW

Job ID: 584009
Job type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: North Ryde
Categories: Health Safety & Environment

Who we are

Downer is the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand. Through trusted relationships and world leading insight we work closely with our customers to design, build and sustain assets, infrastructure and facilities.

Position summary

Downer Group are seeking an Environment and Sustainability Advisor based in our Eastern Creek office but with plenty of time spent on site, including Rosehill and Badgerys Creek. Reporting to the Roads Senior Environment and Sustainability Advisor, this is a significant position within Downer’s Roads and Reconomy business.

Downer’s Road Services business is a leader in provision of sustainable products and services related to the road.  As part of this, Downer’s Reconomy business innovates to create best-practice solutions that maximise the value of our customers’ assets and support the sustainability of their communities.  We use leading practice to actively divert waste from landfill and reclaim materials for suitable reuse in established markets.

As a key role, you will be relied upon to advise the business on technical environmental compliance requirements such as test methods, analysing results, waste streams and licencing.  You will be a key part of the team in developing new opportunities for recovered resources from waste and seeing those opportunities through to commercial application. You will also have great personal skills to build relationships with regulator bodies, suppliers, customers and the waste industry to ensure the best sustainable outcome is achieved all of the time.


  • Tertiary Qualifications (Degree, Master etc) in Environmental Science/ Engineering/ Energy / Management, Sustainability or similar.
  • Greater than 3 years of relevant experience.
  • Waste or land contamination experience.
  • Environmental legislative knowledge and frameworks in Sydney.
  • Proven ability to provide environmental support across multiple sites.
  • Ability to build close relationships and problem solve.


Not only do we offer a competitive remuneration package and flexible working arrangements, but an opportunity to be a part of a business that is at the forefront of sustainability.  You will be working within the Roads team who genuinely believes in the joint efforts to achieve the UN’s Sustainability Development Goals and climate change mitigation is a shared responsibility and to support the transition to a low carbon economy in an equitable manner, organisations need to play a significant part.

You will also be a part of a broader network of likeminded environment and sustainability professionals across Downer whose aim is to leave a lasting legacy within the communities they operate.  You will have opportunities to share knowledge, ideas and projects to fast track your career and

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